Dow Edges Up 2 Points Traders avoid big bets ahead of jobless figures By Nick McMaster, Newser Staff Posted Mar 2, 2010 3:20 PM CST 0 comments Comments In this Feb. 25 file photo, trader Albert Young, left, studies his screens as he works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, file) (Newser) – Stocks fell from their daily highs but managed to preserve token gains as American Express said overall credit quality was improving and the Dow Jones-UBS Commodity Index rose 1.1%, the Wall Street Journal reports. The Dow gained 2 points to close at 10,406. The Nasdaq added 7 points, settling at 2,281. The S&P 500 rose 3 points, closing at 1,118.